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Bangla Music Festival: The Water Poet
Sat 15 October 2016, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
This three months-long unique festival (চতুর্থ বাংলা সঙ্গীত উৎসব), returning to different prestigious venues of London (e.g. Keats House, Rich Mix, Nehru Centre etc.) for the fourth times, showcases the splendour of Bangla Music and its spectacular latitude through mind blowing performances (with relevant translation wherever necessary). It features the evolution of Bangla music (evolved approximately at 730 AC) from Charjya-Pod, folk, Kirton, Toppa, Poncho-Kobi (Tagore,D.L Roy, Atul Prasad, Rajanikanto and Najrul) to Bangla Adhunik (Salil, Manna, Sochin and all other doyens and legendary composers of Bangla music).
The water poet is proudly hosting a beautiful folk music session session that gives the universal flavour of this colourful music, happening on 15 October 2016 at 6pm The leading singers around the UK from West-Bengal and Bangladeshi origin will exude the treasure and the glory of this captivating music.